Where the global hydro industry connects

Join 3,000+ attendees and more than 320 exhibiting companies from around the globe at the largest worldwide gathering of hydro professionals. Hydrovision Int'l provides a week of informative hydropower focused meetings including perspectives on the role of hydropower and issues affecting hydro resources. It will also help participants develop a vision to meet challenges and ensure the future sustainability of hydro.


Benefits of attending include:

  • Build alliances among 3,000+ hydro professionals and water resource stakeholders
  • Attend multiple networking events to make a connection with colleagues
  • Share knowledge, expertise and viewpoints toward effective solutions
  • Gain a better understanding of current and future challenges affecting hydro during the 60+ conference sessions
  • Hear from over 350 hydro speakers


Asset Resilience and Sustainability Operations and Maintenance
Civil Works and Dam Safety Policies and Regulations
Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Water and Environment
New Development  

International Conference Registration

Exclusive pricing 

Cost: US$675


  • Access to all Conference Sessions(11 PDH Credits)
  • Access to the Exhibition Hall, Including Exhibit Hall Reception
  • Thursday Evening Networking Lunch
  • Delegate Lunches
  • Online Access to Conference Papers & Presentations

Speakers are from outside the U.S.

of 2017 exhibitors are doing business globally

These official supporting associations endorse HydroVision International:


You spoke. We listened. HydroVision International has moved up to June to avoid conflicts with European holiday time. Allowing you to take full advantage of this opportunity to extend your stay in Charlotte and enjoy everything this region of the United States has to offer. 


International Buyer Delegations

The U.S. Department of Commerce and PennWell welcome international buyer delegations to HydroVision International. This U.S. government-industry joint effort is designed to stimulate U.S. exports by promoting major U.S. industry exhibitions to international markets. HydroVision International is supported by the U.S. Department of Commerce, further emphasizing HydroVision International’s importance to the global power industry.

Albania Brazil Czeck Republic Germany Italy Netherlands Peru South Africa Uganda
Australia Canada Democratic Republic of the Congo Ghana Japan New Zealand Philippines South Korea United Arab Emirates
Austria Chile Egypt Guatemala Liberia  Nigeria Poland Spain United Kingdom
Bangladesh China Ethiopia Honduras Mexico Norway Portugal Sweden United States
Belgium Congo Finland Ireland Monzambique Pakistan Russian Federation Switzerland Uruguay
Bhutan Croatia France Ireland Nepal Paraguay Slovenia Thailand Zambia

Big Data Analytics And Engineering Judgment   Where In The World Are The Hydro Market Opportunities? Country Briefings
The Human Element: Learning From Operational And Safety Events   Maximizing A Shared Environmental Resource
Don’t Make The Same Mistakes: Bringing History Forward
  Tomorrow’s Workforce Today

Visa Information

Apply Early to Receive Your Visa in Time

To obtain a visa, you will need a letter of invitation (see below), a valid passport, a photo ID and Form DS 156 (nonimmigrant visa application form). A visa is not required for visitors from countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program. Visit the USA Visa Website for specific information on how to apply for a visa.

Visa Application Tips:
If you are planning to attend, apply for your visa as soon as possible. Attaching evidence of any previous visits to our event may help shorten the application processing time. Attaching evidence of your intended trip home can shorten the application processing time.


Letter of Invitation

Letter of Invitation Application

Request Your Letter of Invitation!

If the U.S. State Department requires you to apply for a visa, please allow at least 90 days prior to the beginning of the event to visit the U.S. Embassy in your country to begin the application process. Before visiting the U.S. Embassy, you will need a letter of invitation to attend. To receive this letter you must register and pay the registration fee in full for the conference. As soon as your funds clear our bank, a letter of invitation can be requested by filling out the Letter of Invitation Application. Please complete the application in full and submit the form to the Registration Department as indicated on the form.


It’s my first time at HydroVision International. My main objective is to search new technologies for generating energy and new solutions and advancements. I know that HydroVision is the best event of the world. It is so important to my career and I like it a lot. It’s the greatest event in the world in my opinion!

Hugo Yamaguchi,  Arsesp, St Paulo, Brazil